What does Lindsay mean?

Definitions for Lindsay
ˈlɪnd zi, ˈlɪn-; ˈveɪ tʃəllind·say

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lindsay, Howard Lindsaynoun

    United States playwright who collaborated with Russel Crouse on several musicals (1889-1931)

  2. Lindsay, Vachel Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel Lindsaynoun

    United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)

Wiktionary

  1. Lindsaynoun

    from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, from "Lincoln's wetland"

  2. Lindsaynoun

    An Irish surname, a variant of Lindsey.

  3. Lindsaynoun

    transferred from the surname.

  4. Lindsaynoun

    used since the 1940s.

ChatGPT

  1. lindsay

    As a name, Lindsay can be both a given name and a surname. It has origins in English and Scottish regions, initially used as a Scottish surname derived from the region of Lindsey in Lincolnshire, England. It could mean "Lincoln’s wetland" from the combination of the Old English elements “lindo” meaning 'lake, pool' and “island” meaning 'dry land in water'. The name is unisex but it's more commonly used for females in modern times.

Wikidata

  1. Lindsay

    Lindsay is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 11,768 at the 2010 census. Lindsay is located southeast of Visalia and north of Porterville and is considered part of the Visalia-Porterville Metropolitan Area and the Porterville Urban Area by the United States Census Bureau.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lindsay

    name of a Scottish family of Norman extraction, and that first figures in Scottish history in the reign of David I.

  2. Lindsay

    or Lyndsay, Sir David, of the Mount, Scottish poet, born at the Mount, near Cupar, Fife, at the grammar-school of which he was educated, as afterwards at St. Andrews University; was usher to James V. from his childhood, and knighted by him after he came of age; did diplomatic work in England, France, the Netherlands, and Denmark; is famous as the author of, among others, three poems, the "Satire of the Three Estates," "Dialogues between Experience and a Courtier," and the "History of Squire Meldrum," of which the first is the most worthy of note, and is divided into five parts, the main body of it a play of an allegorical kind instinct with conventional satire; without being a partisan of the Reformation, his works, from the satire in them being directed against the Church, contributed very materially to its reception in Scotland approximately (1490-1555).

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LINDSAY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lindsay is ranked #1052 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lindsay surname appeared 33,255 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 11 would have the surname Lindsay.

    72.4% or 24,107 total occurrences were White.
    22% or 7,316 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 798 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 668 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 190 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 176 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Anagrams for Lindsay »

  1. islandy

  2. Lydians

  3. sandily

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lindsay in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lindsay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Lindsay in a Sentence

  1. Lindsay Wenndt:

    I have to trust my partner implicitly, i also have to trust Lindsay Wenndt that I'm going to succeed in at least one thing on that route that I don't think I can do.

  2. Rachel Lindsay:

    Oh, it’s good. I ’m here tonight in LA at the ESPYS party, so it’s great, i got to do' First Take' a couple of weeks ago and most people do n’t know that I have a sports background before' Bachelorette' in addition to legal, so it’s been great. I ’m combining the two and it’s been a lot of fun. Last year, Abasoloreceived the final rose from Lindsay during the Season 13 finale after a season that was rife with big moments including an alleged cheating scandal between one of the contestants and an ex-girlfriend. Now, the couple are in the midst of planning a potential TV wedding, with Lindsay revealing toPeopleon Sunday that the pair are.

  3. Lindsay Lohan:

    If The Times.Read More happens at that moment, you discuss The Times.Read More at that moment, you make The Times.Read More a real thing by making The Times.Read More a police report. I'm going to really hate Lindsay Lohan for saying this, but I think by women speaking against all these things, it makes them look weak when they are very strong women. You have these girls who come out, who don't even know who they are, who do it for the attention. That is taking away from the fact that it happened.

  4. Michael Lohan:

    THIS will show her true colors! Thus, not even a call. But that's par for the course with Dina! She didn't even send a card or visit when he was sick."OK! Magazine: Lindsay's Grandfather Dies (August 28, 2008)1

  5. Michael Lohan:

    My father just, literally, died in my arms. I notified all my kids and my lawyer notified Dina's attorney. Let's see if she has the decency and respect to bring my kids to the wake and funeral."OK! Magazine: Lindsay's Grandfather Dies (August 28, 2008)1

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